Where 'Pictorial' Came From 

When we were brainstorming ideas for what to call this "subkinja," a lot of names came up, but Kelly and I were pretty sure we wanted it to be something connected to old magazines. Not because that's the only kind of content that will live here, but because that's where so much good old stuff lives, and what spurred… » 2/25/15 10:31pm 2/25/15 10:31pm

The Correct Thing: An Etiquette Book for Young Men

I think I mentioned here before, but I'm rather obsessed with old etiquette books. Today I bought a new one entitled, "The Correct Thing, A Guide Book of Etiquette for Young Men," and it is from 1934. It is actually a bit unusual in that it is written for young men rather than young women. Here are some excerpts. » 11/13/13 4:07pm 11/13/13 4:07pm